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Holding pattern continues at Rip Curl Pro Peniche

Mick Fanning © ASP/Kirstin

Rip Curl Pro Peniche
Presented by Moche

ASP Men's World Championship Tour event
Supertubos, Peniche Portugal
9 - 20 October 2013

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Event will recommence when surf improves: First up will be Fanning & Alves

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 13 October, 2013 : - - Medium surf and unfavorable wind conditions have forced event organizers at the Rip Curl Pro Portugal presented by Moche to call a lay day for competition. Stop No. 9 of 10 on the 2013 ASP World Championship Tour (WCT), the Rip Curl Pro Portugal completed Round 1 in clean conditions on the opening day of the competition window and will recommence when conditions improve.

“We had hopes this morning that the conditions would improve significantly throughout the day,” Rich Porta, ASP International Head Judge, said. “But unfortunately the side-onshore wind has picked up and destroyed the lineup. We will be back early tomorrow with hopefully better waves on offer.”

Event organizers will reconvene tomorrow at 7:45am to re-assess conditions for a potential 8am start. When competition recommences, up first will be current ASP WCT No. 1 Mick Fanning (AUS), 32, against Fancisco Alves (PRT), 20 in the first heat of Round 2.

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UPCOMING RIP CURL PRO PORTUGAL ROUND 2 MATCH-UPS:

Heat 1: Mick Fanning (AUS) vs. Francisco Alves (PRT)

Heat 2: Kelly Slater (USA) vs. Frederico Morais (PRT)

Heat 3: Michel Bourez (PYF) vs. Dillon Perillo (USA) 

Heat 4: Adriano De Souza (BRA) vs. Raoni Monteiro (BRA)

Heat 5: C.J. Hobgood (USA) vs. Yadin Nicol (AUS)
Heat 6: Adrian Buchan (AUS) vs. Kieren Perrow (AUS) 

Heat 7: Gabriel Medina (BRA) vs. Alejo Muniz (BRA)

Heat 8: Jeremy Flores (FRA) vs. Damien Hobgood (USA) 

Heat 9: Fredrick Patacchia (HAW) vs. Patrick Gudauskas (USA)

Heat 10: Brett Simpson (USA) vs. Miguel Pupo (BRA) 

Heat 11: Travis Logie (ZAF) vs. Adam Melling (AUS) 

Heat 12: Bede Durbidge (AUS) vs. Kolohe Andino (USA)

Previous reports:
# 1 : Title talk looms as Rip Curl Pro Portugal readies
# 2 : Trialists decided for Rip Curl Pro Peniche
# 3 : Wilcox & Wilko star Day 1 of Rip Curl Pro Peniche

# 4 : Coming Soon

www.ripcurl.com
www.aspworldtour.com

Source: Rip Curl / ASP

Authors: Dave Prodan/Mandy McKinnon/Marie-Pascale Delanne

Tags: Rip Curl Pro Portugal, ASP World Tour, Peniche

WCT: Surfersvillage

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